THE TEAMS: Lone Star Brahmas @ Amarillo Bulls
WHERE: Budweiser Bull Pen in the Amarillo Civic Center
WHEN: Friday & Saturday, 7 pm
PROMOTIONS: Saturday is Halloween Night and fans can dress up in a costume and win prizes during the first intermission. Fans are encouraged to bring their Jack-O-Lantern to the game and they will be judged by the players in The Corral. Those who show their Amarillo High-Tascosa Ticket or any High School Season Pass Card will get $2 off their ticket. A Halloween Four Pack is available consisting of Four Tickets, Four Hotdogs and Four Sodas for $44. A Halloween Two Pack is also available and it includes Two Tickets, Two Hotdogs and Two Sodas for $22. One lucky child could win a bicycle from Seven Bar and Grill.
TICKETS: Purchase tickets at the Bulls Office located at 301 South Polk, Civic Center Box Office and all Panhandle Ticket Outlets, including United Supermarkets or online at www.panhandletickets.com. For further information on Full, Half Season Tickets, 10 Game Flex Packs or Group Tickets, please call 242-1122.
THE SERIES: It’s the fourth and fifth meetings of the season between the Amarillo Bulls and the Lone Star Brahmas. The Bulls dropped the first game on home ice 2-1 and then the next two away from home. Four different players have accounted for the markers for the Bulls (Keenan Sabatini, Jake Houston & Johan Lundgren), while forward Cody Wickline leads Lone Star with three goals. Martin Mellberg and Alex Beradinelli each have two goals. Conor O’Brien has two of the three wins for the Brahmas.
BULLS NOTES: Amarillo has a record of 3-2 in their last five games which includes a shootout win last Saturday in Odessa. Goaltender Anton Martinsson has posted three wins and a goals against average of less than two. Forwards Joey Molinaro, George Mika and Charlie Singerhouse have combined for eight goals. Last Saturday’s game was the first one where Amarillo outshot an opponent to win. Joey Molinaro is three points back of the point lead in the North American Hockey League, while George Mika is five away. Goaltender Anton Martinsson is second in minutes played 7:05:19, and leads the league in saves with 392.
BRAHMAS NOTES: The Lone Star Brahmas have surrendered just three power play goals this season including one on home ice. The Brahmas are second in goals against and lead in shots against in the NAHL. Dan Wildfong’s bunch are the third least penalized team in the circuit.